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Your gait and shoe choice – it’s important!

Your gait and shoe choice – it’s important!

We all know that wearing the right shoes is important, but what exactly does that mean? More importantly, how do we know what is right for us? Well, this is a brief introduction to know exactly what you’re looking for and how you can benefit by choosing the right...

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Knee Reconstruction Rehab

Knee Reconstruction Rehab

Your knee has four main ligaments, one on each of the outer sides and another two inside the knee behind your knee cap. A knee reconstruction usually requires a tissue graft (usually a tendon) to help keep the knee working as a hinge joint. How long can rehabilitation...

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Taping – Your need-to-know guide

Taping – Your need-to-know guide

Taping can play an essential part in rehabilitation and injury prevention and at Progressive Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy, we use it frequently to support our clients throughout their injury recovery journey. What does taping actually do? Taping aims to help...

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Pathways to manage pain

Pathways to manage pain

There are many different pathways and options in treating common musculoskeletal pains. With the guidance of an experienced physiotherapist or exercise physiologist, there is no one prescribed way on your rehabilitation journey. However, there is a rough guideline of...

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Smashing health goals in 2021

Smashing health goals in 2021

It's usually at the end of the year where we begin to think of our next year’s resolutions and what goals we wish to reach. For anyone who has committed to a workout plan or goal in the past, you will know that it is easier to come up with the goal then follow through...

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Self-care Tips

Self-care Tips

If you are looking for a good reason to treat yourself, you probably aren’t resting yourself enough. Putting off ‘me time’ can be detrimental to your overall health, and will contribute to you feeling overwhelmed, chaotic or run down. You may feel that your life...

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Do you deskercise?

Do you deskercise?

It is always suggested to get the recommended 30 minutes of cardio five times per week. However, this does not undo the health risks of a desk-bound lifestyle.  So, what is a worker chained to their desk to do? Luckily, for those that are cubicle-bound, deskercises...

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Stress induced injuries – Management & Prevention

Stress induced injuries – Management & Prevention

In today’s world, many of us suffer from ‘stress’! Stress can have a major effect on both your mental and physical health. Working long hours and living fast-paced busy lives, we often get caught up in the hustle and bustle and don’t make time for exercise or...

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